Prep your wallets Sydney - the Night Noodle Markets are back!
According to Citi, its credit cardholders alone spent over $140,000 at last year’s Night Noodle Markets. If you’re planning to spend big on all your favourite noodles, dumplings and hotpots this year, we’ve pulled together a rundown of some need-to-know details before you hit the festival.
When the Night Noodle Markets are on: 4 – 21 October
What time do they start and end?
Monday, Tuesday - 5.00pm – 9.00pm
Wednesday, Thursday - 5.00pm – 10.00pm
Friday - 5.00pm – 11.00pm
Saturday - 4.00pm – 10.00pm
Sunday - 4.00pm – 9.00pm
Where are the Night Noodle Markets? Hyde Park - you can’t miss them!
Highlights and tips for the Night Noodle Markets
Entry = free
Entry to the markets is totally free, so you can save your dollars to feast on all the amazing food on offer.
Pack your plastic
The Night Noodle Markets are a cash-free event, so make sure to have your credit card or debit card ready on the night. All major cards are accepted, so you should be able to get your hands on some bao or dumplings, no sweat.
Spoilt for choice
There are 40 hawker style stalls at this year’s Night Noodle Markets, including the likes of Mr Bao, Donut Papi, May’s Malaysian Hawker, Bangkok Street Food and Black Star Pastry. While that’s great for your tastebuds - it could put a bit of stress on your budget, so try doing some forward planning so you get to sample all your favourite vendors without breaking the bank.
Lucky 3 Asian Eating House
This year is the Good Food Month’s 20th anniversary and to celebrate, the Night Noodle Markets have set up the Lucky 3 Asian Eating House, which will be manned by 3 legendary vendors: Spice Temple (October 4 – 9), Malay Mamak (October 10- 15) and MasterChef 2017 winner Diana Chan (October 16 – 21). Don’t miss it!
Premium perks for Citi cardholders
The Night Noodle Markets are presented by Citi again this year, which means cardholders can cash in on some premium perks, like access to the Citi VIP area, complete with a concierge service to bring scrumptious food direct to your table.
Win a trip to the Melbourne Night Noodle Markets
Love the Night Noodle Markets so much you want to go again? The Good Food Month Citi Adventure Competition gives you the chance to win a trip for you and friend to Melbourne Night Noodle Markets, plus 1 night’s accommodation, a meal at a Citibank Dining Program partner restaurant and $250 spending money. Not too shabby! To enter, share your favourite experience from the Night Noodle Markets on Instagram with the hashtag #CelebratewithCiti. The most creative and original shot wins.
So, if you’re heading down to the Sydney Night Noodle Markets don’t forget to bring your credit card - and come hungry!